Northumberland Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 24 November 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15 this afternoon and to light late this evening. Wind increasing to south 15 to 20 late overnight and to southerly 20 to 25 Saturday morning. Wind veering to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 10 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 November 2017
Sunday Wind southwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 30 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind westerly 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Anticosti Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight dissipating trough located on a line
north-south over eastern Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge from 1020 mb high located over East
Scotian Slope extending northward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM AST 24 November 2017 A trough of low pressure over Anticosti Island will pass north of the
marine district by this evening. Moderate to strong westerlies are
forecast over much of the district today. These winds will strengthen
briefly to strong to gale force westerlies over Gulf waters today.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for

Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery...

Sunday..Winds southwesterly 15 to knots increasing to westerly 25 to
30 knots by the afternoon.

Monday..Winds northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 near
mid-day then veering to northwest 25 in the evening.

Tuesday..Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 knots backing to southwesterly
25 knots in the evening.

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